The drivers are ready for what is forecast to be a cold and busy winter. But the tragic passing of legendary driver Darrell Ward leaves the community of drivers wondering who can take his place.
The ice road season is off to a bad start. Lisa’s in a jam after jackknifing her truck; Alex falls through thin ice and Todd tries to aid the stranded trucker.
A warm up threatens to derail the season as it kicks into gear. Art battles slick and scary roads; Lisa asks Mark for help when her truck is damages; Alex encounters a mystery man on a winter road.
After temperatures close the ice roads the drivers are praying for a freeze. Steph falls victim to severe icing, while Art, Lisa and Todd see if the reopened crossings are ready for their big rigs.
Mark recruits Lisa and Reno to help win a big payday, but a blizzard adds new danger across the frozen north; Steph carries a load that won’t sit and Art cusses his way through the entire ordeal.
Lisa and Reno join a convoy on winter roads and giant loads; Art tries to cross a 25-mile Ice Road; Alex helps a fellow trucker and Todd tackles a snowy road that might get the better of him.
Reno has a disastrous encounter and Lisa pushes her truck to the limit to rescue him; Alex deals with small roads and oversized loads and Art tries to deliver a Zamboni to an isolated ice rink.
After wild weather it appears the winter roads want revenge. A big bump strands Art; a tight turn snags Todd; Steph regrets a wet ice crossing and Alex uses a steel sled to haul a construction shack.
Trouble comes in doubles. Lisa and Steph team up on the icy terrain; Art takes on a two-fer; Mark asks Todd to haul an oversize camp shack. Can it be done? Todd doesn't think so!